Marriott Napa Valley Hotel & Spa
3425 Solano Avenue, Napa, CA 94558
The Marriott is perhaps the most luxurious chain hotel in Napa, offering full service amenities combined with excellent customer service and a good location, in a quiet, mostly residential area on the north side of town alongside Highway 29 which leads through the middle of Napa Valley, passing many of its famous vineyards over the next 20 miles. The hotel is fairly old but received a major renovation in 2008, updating the decor and adding modern features such as flat screen TVs. Its 270 rooms & suites are spread over several two story blocks arranged around a courtyard garden with outdoor pool. Other facilities include a restaurant/bar, cafe, business center, fitness center, hot tub and the Amadeus Spa & salon. The Marriott has particularly good facilities for meetings, with 12 separate rooms totaling over 20,000 sq ft of event space.
Napa Winery Inn, an Ascend Collection Member
1998 Trower Avenue, Napa, CA 94558
Formerly John Muir Inn, the rebranded Napa Winery Inn provides some of the more affordable lodging in the Napa Valley area, with an easily-reached location adjacent to Hwy 29 towards the north edge of town. The interior corridor hotel is shielded from the main road by a line of trees, has an attractive outdoor pool on the south side, and offers amenities of free hot breakfast, free wi-fi, copy/fax services and meeting space. Some rooms have one or more of a microwave, refrigerator, hot tub bath and executive desk. Complimentary evening wine tasting is staged regularly. The hotel's meeting space ca accommodate events of up to 50 people.
Embassy Suites Napa Valley
1075 California Boulevard, Napa, CA 94559
The Embassy Suites faces the central freeway exit for Napa, the intersection of Hwy 29 with First Street, in a mostly residential neighborhood but adjoining the wooded corridor of Napa Creek. In contrast to the tall buildings of most hotels of this brand, the property has a low rise, resort-style layout, the rooms in three floor blocks around a large courtyard garden, and all is well shielded from the surroundings by mature trees. A group of tall palms stands guard at the entrance, which leads to an elegant fireplace lobby, the far side of which opens out to a pond with fountains and waterfalls, complete with resident black swans. Both hot breakfast and evening receptions are complimentary, while other meals are served at the Grille 29 restaurant/lounge. Guests are accommodated in two-room suites, all featuring a microwave, refrigerator and wet bar.
Hilton Garden Inn Napa
3585 Solano Avenue, Napa, CA 94558
The onsite restaurant at Hilton Garden Inn Napa provides breakfast, dinner and evening room service, while a wine bar offers drinks between 5 and 9 pm. Snacks may be purchased from a 24 hour convenience store, including cookable meals, heated using the microwaves in each guest room. Accommodations also feature a refrigerator, coffee maker, large work desk and free wi-fi. Leisure amenities are an outdoor pool, hot tub and fitness center, this also open 24 hours. Guests here to work can use a business center and meeting space for up to 100 people. The hotel faces the western Hwy 29 frontage road on the north side of Napa, bordered to the west by the playing fields from the local middle school.
Hampton Inn & Suites Napa
945 Hartle Court, Napa, CA 94559
Although just 1.5 miles from the city center, the Hampton Inn enjoys a quiet, semi-rural setting on the east bank of the Napa River, right next to the Napa Valley Vine Trail. Also in the vicinity are a cinema, restaurants and several large stores such as Target and Home Depot. Accommodations include a selection of studio suites featuring a sofa bed, microwave and refrigerator. Free hot breakfast is provided daily, also available in a take-out version. 3,000 sq ft of meeting space can cater for events of up to 200 people. The hotel has an outdoor pool at the rear, beside a patio with fire pits. Snacks, drinks and sundries can be purchased from a 24 hour convenience store.
SpringHill Suites Napa Valley
101 Gateway Road East, Napa, CA 94558
Marriott's most affordable all-suite brand opened a new property early 2009 on the south side of Napa - in a quiet location next to a business park just off the Napa Vallejo Highway, 7 miles from the town center. SpringHill Suites Napa Valley has 100 modern, spacious studio suites, all equipped with a panty area (microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker), large work desk, free internet access, pull-out sofa and of course the extra comfortable Marriott bedding. Free buffet breakfast is prepared each morning; for other meals there is a small selection of restaurants nearby though most are several miles north. Outdoor amenities are a pool, hot tub, patio and fire pits, while indoors the SpringHill Suites has a fitness center, 24 hour market, business center and over 6,000 sq ft of meeting/event space.
Hawthorn Inn and Suites Napa Valley
314 Soscol Avenue, Napa, CA 94559
The Hawthorn Inn has a southerly location in Napa, along Hwy 121, though the long, narrow, exterior corridor building is angled away from the main road, and the north-facing rooms overlook a small, wooded stream. To the south is a shopping center with around a dozen restaurants and such stores as Office Depot, Target, Home Depot and Raley's supermarket. The hotel has an indoor pool, fitness center & hot tub, and it provides free wi-fi and free hot buffet breakfast. All accommodations contain a wet bar, refrigerator and microwave.
Best Western Elm House Inn
800 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-2223
Generally rated as the top hotel in Napa, the Best Western Elm House Inn has a west-central location alongside Highway 29 (which leads northwards to the many local wineries), opposite Napa Premium Outlets Mall and half a mile from the historic town center. This is a small (22 room) boutique-style hotel with high quality service, decor and amenities, featuring a bright atrium lobby and a well kept garden that contains sculptures, a fountain and an outdoor spa. Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast is served between 7.30 and 10 am, while for lunch & dinner there are a few restaurants around the mall though most are in downtown, starting 10 blocks east.
Best Western Plus Inn at the Vines
100 Soscol Avenue, Napa, CA 94559-4010
Best Western Inn at the Vines is a 68 room hotel on the south side of Napa along Soscol Avenue (Highway 121), close to John F Kennedy Memorial Park and Napa Valley College, and it offers relatively cheap lodging in this rather expensive town. Facilities are still quite good, with an outdoor pool & spa, and free full breakfast served each morning (at the adjacent Denny's restaurant). The rooms are clean, newly re-furnished and equipped with microwave & refrigerator.
Motel 6 Napa
3380 Solano Avenue, Napa, CA 94558
At the Redwood Road exit of Hwy 29, just across from Northwood Shopping Center, the Motel 6 provides affordable, reliable lodging in an old-style building of 60 rooms, two floors and exterior corridors, enclosed by a spacious parking lot and adjacent to various business including three restaurants. The city center is 2.5 miles southeast, while Napa Valley extends 25 miles north, towards Calistoga. Guest amenities at the Motel 6 are free wi-fi, free morning coffee and an outdoor pool.